White knight rides in to save Galway island school

A white knight has come to the rescue of Inis Meáin's primary school which was predicting its own demise due to the exodus of families if the Government did not cough up for a...

Third set of Galway twins begin school – joined by their twin cousins!

This is the biggest week in the lives of thousands of first-time schoologers all over the country – but nowhere moreso than in Castlefrench National School where teachers will be seeing double on the...

Galway All-Ireland ticket scramble underway – before they’re even printed

The Galway scramble for All-Ireland hurling final tickets is already well underway – and they haven’t even been printed yet! Galway senior hurlers will take on Kilkenny in the decider at Croke Park at 4pm...

Galway students urged to stay calm in accommodation crisis

Students have been told to ‘be patient’ as the race for rented accommodation in Galway gets underway following the publication of CAO offers on Monday. Points for many courses at NUI Galway and GMIT increased...

Mannion Clan on Galway history trail

Abbeyknockmoy is braced for an influx of Mannions this weekend as the Galway village plays host to two Clan gatherings in conjunction with National Heritage Week. Not only will these events be of great interest...

Thieves steal turf from rural Galway bogs

Criminal gangs are stealing turf from isolated bogs across Galway – smashing a trust that has existed in rural areas through the generations. And while the value of these thefts doesn’t compare to that of...


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